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Identify and Prevent Sick Building Syndrome In Your Workplace

Posted by Karoline Clarke on Mon, Mar 2, 2020

This past Sunday I made flight reservations to fly to Arizona this Sunday.  A warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday, Americans should be prepared for the potential for “significant disruptions” when the corona virus, or COVID-19, spreads in the U.S., made me reconsider my plans for air travel. 

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Topics: Employee retention, Karoline Clarke, Office Environment, Employee Wellbeing, Coronavirus, COVID19

Utilize Social Media To Further Your Company’s Strategic Plan

Posted by Karoline Clarke on Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Karoline Clarke steps in this week to provide some helpful thoughts and ideas on utilizing Social Media:

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Topics: Your Core Customer, Strategic Planning, customer loyalty, Social Media

Using the Green Wave to Enhance Your Business

Posted by Karoline Clarke on Mon, Dec 16, 2019

Having just returned from Annual Planning with one of my customers in California, I’ve enlisted the aid of guest blogger, Karoline Clarke (click on the link to discover her blogs here on Strategic Discipline) to provide ideas on how to advance the concepts of green principles to enhance your business.  I’ll be next week with more on how to build a Strategy to Win.

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Topics: Work Environment, Green, Eco-friendly, waste audit

Putting Accessibility at The Forefront of Your Business

Posted by Karoline Clarke on Mon, Nov 18, 2019

My oldest brother, Jim Wick, was quadriplegic. I still remember the day I found out.  I was a sophomore in college. On my way to church Sunday, Mother’s Day, May 1973, my brother, Gary, met me and solemnly told me about Jim’s accident in Columbus, Ohio.   My brother Jim was a drag racer.  The two cars he and his partner raced were Matchmaker, and Widowmaker.  That morning at the Spring Nationals, competing in Matchmaker, a 1968 Plymouth Super Sport Barracuda he’d been badly hurt. 

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Topics: Karoline Clarke, Handicap Accessibility, Disability, Jim Wick, Disability Rights, ADA

Strategies for Getting Better Sleep

Posted by Karoline Clarke on Mon, Sep 23, 2019

“Energy, not time, is the fundamental currency of high performance. Performance, health, and happiness are grounded in the skillful management of energy.”

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Topics: The Power of Full Engagement, use of energy, Strategies for Getting Better Sleep, Sleep

Managing Millennials: Effective Leadership For This Generation

Posted by Karoline Clarke on Mon, Apr 29, 2019

Several customers has told me how frustrating it is to manage and work with millennials. 

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Topics: employee engagement, employee performance, Employee retention, Millennials, Employee Satisfaction, Karoline Clarke

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